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Aibangbe, Mary O. – Planning and Changing, 2015
Child trafficking continues to pose a major hindrance to the freedom and educational development of the girl-child in Nigeria. Most of the girls trafficked are forced into prostitution, forced labour and in some cases as human sacrifice. Some families support this trend because they see it as a means to break the yoke of economic hardship. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Womens Education, Slavery
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Okorafor, Philomena N.; Obidile, Jacinta I.; Okorafor, Anthony O.; Uduanochie, Christian A. – Planning and Changing, 2015
All over the world, women's education has been neglected for a long time. This neglect has its foundation in the strong and cherished age-old belief in men's superiority and women's subordination. In recent years, it has been acknowledged that women possess hidden potentials that if fully developed, will contribute greatly in transforming their…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Social Change
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Ogwokhademhe, M. C.; Sowho, Paulina O. – Planning and Changing, 2015
Guidance and counseling are twin words that help people adjust to their psychological, emotional, social and psychosocial problems which tend to occur in human life. Abortion, which is a prevalent problem in Nigeria mostly among the teenage girls, has drawn the attentions of the counselors, teachers, guardians, administrators, researchers and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counseling, Pregnancy, Adolescents